From West End classics to modern hits, we’ve rounded up the hottest musicals playing in London next year. You can book as far ahead as September 2021 to guarantee the best choice of seats and prices. When it comes to musical theatre, it’s never too early to start making plans!
1. 101 Dalmatians at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
Don’t miss this all-singing adaptation of Dodie Smith’s iconic kids’ novel at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre – an award-winning theatre and London landmark. The new musical has been rescheduled and is now running 15th May – 20th June 2021. Buy tickets from £30.
2. Only Fools and Horses at Theatre Royal Haymarket
The record-breaking and top-rated television series Only Fools and Horses undoubtedly holds a special place in the hearts of the British public. The iconic series has now been adapted into a brand-new, home-grown British Musical spectacular. Tickets are currently on sale up to 6th February 2021. Buy tickets from £18.
3. Sister Act! The Musical at Eventim Apollo
Academy® Award winning actress Whoopi Goldberg is back as Deloris Van Cartier with BAFTA Award winner Jennifer Saunders in the role of Mother Superior in the newly adapted, smash-hit musical. Sister Act! The Musical is now running at the Eventim Apollo from 20 July 2021 to 29 August 2021. You’ll find good availability w/c 20th July 2021. Buy tickets from £96.60.
4. The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre
Disney’s Academy Award®-winning beloved film is transformed into a magical theatrical experience that explodes with life in the rhythms of Africa. You can currently book up to 3rd July 2021. Buy tickets for The Lion King from £34.
5. Pretty Woman at Piccadilly Theatre
Experience one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time on the West End stage. Tickets are currently available up to 6th February 2021. Buy tickets for Pretty Woman from £18.
6. TINA: The Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych Theatre
Explore the story of a woman who didn’t just break the rules, but rewrote them – defying the bounds of age, race, and gender time and time again. The five-star smash-hit musical is booking to June 2021. Buy tickets for TINA from £12.
7. Matilda at Cambridge Theatre
The magical offering from the acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company is booking to May 2021. Buy tickets for Matilda from £24.
8. Six The Musical at Arts Theatre
Following last year’s sell out pop-concert musical, SIX returns triumphantly to the Arts Theatre powered by an all-female band. The 75-minute celebration of sisterly sass-itude is currently playing until September 2021. Buy tickets from £28.75.
9. The Book of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre
This hilarious musical from Trey Parker and Matt Stone (the brains behind South Park) manages to simultaneously be incredibly rude, potentially offensive and unexpectedly endearing. The sell-out musical is currently booking through to March 2021. Buy tickets for The Book of Mormon from £23.
10. Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre
Transport yourself to a stunningly re-imagined world of Oz in WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation. Tickets are currently available up to May 2021. Buy tickets from £26.50.